Min Katrougalos Aims to ‘Isolate’ IMF’s Influence on Pension and Labor

On Thursday Labor and Social Insurance Minister Giorgos Katrougalos said that he seeks to "isolate" the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its influence on...

Greek Police Fear Clash Between Mine Workers and Activists in Athens

About 4,000 mine workers and their families protested on Thursday outside the Ministry of Productive Reconstruction, Environment and Energy in Athens over the Greek...

Strike to Close Acropolis and Other Major Greek Sites on October 11

Greece’s union that represents staff working in the sectors of public-run museums and archaeological sites has called for a 24-hour strike on October 11. The strike...

U.S. President Obama to Speak Overlooking Acropolis

U.S. President Barack Obama will make his keynote speech in Athens at the Pnyka ancient site overlooking the Acropolis Hill, after Greece’s Central Archaeological...

Greek Official: No Agreement With Creditors, Political Solution Only Way

There is no way we can reach an agreement with creditors before June and a political solution is the only way, said General Secretary...

Albanian Chams Try to Create a Minority Issue in Greece

The recent provocative act of Albanian Chams raising a banner during a Euro 2016 football game accusing Greece of "genocide of 100,000 Chams" brought...

NATO Tests its Missile Defence Capabilities in Crete

Live-fire "Artemis Strike" exercise, which is being held in Crete for the next two weeks, with Germany leading, will test NATO's ability to deter,...

Germany and IMF Pile Pressure on Greece to Adopt Tougher Pension Rules

Germany and the IMF appear to be unhappy with the Greek government’s pension reform plan, but details are still fuzzy. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

Greece has a Surplus of 20,000 Doctors

Greece has a surplus of 20,000 doctors, with the total number reaching almost 70,000, and a substantial percentage of them being unemployed, says a...

Reforming Greece’s Pension System Demands a Change of Economic Course

Greece’s Civil Servants' Confederation (ADEDY) has taken a public stance on the government’s plans to overhaul an ailing pension system that will surely annoy government...

Olympic Flame for the Rio Games has been Lit in Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the 2016 Rio Games has been lit in ancient Olympia in Greece on Thursday, launching the torch relay for the...

Athens Tourist Spots Surrounded by Garbage Mounts Due to Collectors Strike

The streets of Athens, including major tourist areas, are filled with mounts of garbage as the municipal trash collectors continue their strike that started...

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